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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

We stayed here from the 29th dec to 3rd jan. Having stayed previously in 2013 we were a bit disappointed with a few things. The sofa bed is broken so we had to get a blow up bed from the inn at st boldolph and discovered late that night that there were no extra blankets just a sheet and due...

1Thank vbrody
Reviewed 2 January 2015

My partner and I stayed here for a week at the end of October. The location was perfect - close to Back Bay Station, The Prudential mall and many good bars it was also walking distance to Boston Common. The whole experience was easy and enjoyable. The apartments are private and accessible by a code which was emailed to us...

Thank Alyssa V
Reviewed 30 December 2014

I've stayed here twice now. I actually really like that this place has no front desk (or any person) on site. It was nice to feel like I actually lived in the South End in my own apartment. Entry codes sent with email confirmation. I put codes in a note on my phone just in case. It's walkable to the...

Thank BudgetBizTraveler
Reviewed 30 October 2014

We stayed in a one bedroom apartment for 3 nights in October and were extremely disappointed with the accommodation. The entrance is dark and the carpet smelt, the stairs are steep and narrow making it difficult to manage the suitcases up 3 flights of stairs . The flat badly needed an upgrade, walls and soft furnishings were dirty and marked...

Thank Whyredfu01
Reviewed 28 October 2014

The room itself was nice: spacious with a full kitchen and reasonably clean. However, too many things were wrong with the room. To begin with, there was no thermostat so the room was hot and stuffy with no way to change it. The mattress was covered in plastic so you stuck to it all night long. The clockradio was broken....

1Thank zinadog
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 13 September 2014

This is my second time staying at the Boston Christopher. Rather than a hotel this is a furnished apartment for rent with its own kitchen. I've stayed at the Grand Studio and a one bedroom and both had good standard and are a good value compared to a hotel. The living room in the one bedroom was big and comfortable....

Thank Erling M
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Having read the reviews I was rather anxious about staying at this apartment in Boston. We were delighted to find that it was much better than expected. Yes the rooms could do with a deep clean, fittings etc., were quite dusty and the sofa bed was uncomfortable but, the apartment was spacious, well equipped, plenty of linen, hair dryer in...

Thank Calis26
Humboldt, TN
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Two friends and I went for a convention. Found this place on hotels.com and it was in a perfect location for an extremely good price. As noted in other reviews, you do have to climb stairs as there is no elevator. Other than that, we had no complaints. Very nice apartment. Two of us slept in the bedroom and the...

Thank TennesseeTeacher
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 28 September 2013

came to boston for fun and to catch up with a couple friends for a weekend. Found the Boston Christopher by accident. Was looking for a Hotel in Back Bay but occupancy was limited and those that had rooms were extremely expensive… The process was pretty easy. Made the reservation online through inn boston reservations and received an email confirmation...

2Thank Medeija
Reviewed 25 September 2013

A number of issues: - I was aware that we had to go upstairs without an elevator so be prepared for that. We had to go up three flights of narrow stairs pulling suitcases. -Wi-Fi is terrible. Continually drops you need to logon every time it comes back. Completely annoying and should not be happening with only 9 units and...

3Thank GpKen

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South End
Stroll down the beautiful brownstone lined streets while capturing views of Boston’s tallest buildings from a distance. Some of Boston’s best restaurants are scattered around this neighborhood. There are many gems to be found, from jazz clubs to classy bars and restaurants. It is also home to art galleries, interesting boutiques, artsy stores and SOWA open market during the summer months. The South End is a true find in the city, with a more residential feeling than Back Bay.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Boston Christopher

Address: 476 Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA 02118-3104
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > South End
Price Range: $258 - $425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Boston Christopher 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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“If you have lots of luggage go for a lower number room”
 of 5 bubbles glamourpuss1000, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Dont expect the wifi to work well . If you like climbing stairs room 9 is great”
 of 5 bubbles alans214, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Unit 2 or 5”
 of 5 bubbles JayeP_11, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Stairs are steep, lower floor recomended”
 of 5 bubbles geriwann, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
“This is not for you if you cannot manage your luggage on the stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles termiteAdelaide, 7 Jun 2015 | Read review
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